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St. Rita’s Shepski Bound for Notre Dame

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St. Rita’s Shepski Bound for Notre Dame

Jake Shepski is a senior at St. Rita High School playing varsity baseball and will be attending the University of Notre Dame this coming year to pursue his career in hopes after college to make it to the big leagues. Jake is a switch-hitter and also a utility player, but to become this type of […]

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The Man Behind The Bench

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The Man Behind The Bench

As he sat there on a red leather couch in the middle of the coach’s office in the wee hours of the night with a cold Stella in hand, Pat Dolan’s day was winding down. Or had it just begun? The distinction of the two is rarely clear these days. Wherever the United States Hockey […]

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Why Do We Stay When They Lose?

I don’t know anyone who wakes up on game day and says to themselves, “I’m emotionally prepared for my team to lose today.” So why do we keep going back to teams that lose game in and game out and expect different results?   For the past 106 years, Chicago Cubs fans have had this problem. Not […]

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Manaea Not Set Back By Injury

Although to most he’s unheard of, Sean Manaea is announced to pitch in the Kansas City Royals’ 2015 rotation. The lefty was drafted just last year and described watching the draft as a bittersweet experience. “I heard all of these rumors from different people,” Manaea said. “It had my mind thinking about all of these […]

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Steve Liss: The Man with a Camera

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  Steve Liss may almost be 60-years old, but that’s not stopping him from being the best at what he does. Liss is a faculty member at Columbia College Chicago, teaching in the Photography Department. Not only is Liss a teacher, but he’s a celebrated photographer, working for Time Magazine for 30 years. “I don’t […]

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High school sports a life passion for Mike Clark

His colleagues describe him as having a really good work ethic. They see him as a nice guy who is genuine about the field he is in and has been covering high school sports ever since he was in high school himself. He is Mike Clark, the assistant preps editor at the Chicago Sun-Times. For […]

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